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Cannot create UTF-8 database

From: "Carlson, Jacob" <jacob(dot)carlson(at)navteq(dot)com>
To: "pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Carlson, Jacob" <jacob(dot)carlson(at)navteq(dot)com>
Subject: Cannot create UTF-8 database
Date: 2010-03-12 14:18:48
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I am trying to create a UNICODE schema and am getting an error.  Is there a configuration file I need to update to except Unicode schemas?  I am using this version of software - postgresql-8.3.8-S10.i386-64.tar.
To note, I am able to create an ASCII encoded schema with no problem.

Unicode Error:

postgres=# create database "apt_utf8" with encoding = 'UNICODE';
ERROR:  encoding UTF8 does not match server's locale C
DETAIL:  The server's LC_CTYPE setting requires encoding LATIN1.

ASCII schema created:

postgres=# create database "apt_sql_ascii" with encoding = 'SQL_ASCII';

Thanks for any information.

Jacob Carlson

NA Technical Operations Group
Work Phone 312-780-3040

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